Period
to 19 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Algorithms
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 199 196
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3 +20
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 23 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.35% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 1.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 4
North West median daily rate £625 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £318
90th Percentile £825 £458 £428
England median daily rate £550 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +183.33% -68.42% +25.83%

Algorithms is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,583 1,704 1,669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.13% 28.79% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 955 1,041
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
10th Percentile £180 £225 £213
90th Percentile £594 £575 £570
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 118 88
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £23.15 £21.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.45% +5.76% +36.81%
10th Percentile £10.98 £12.18 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Algorithms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in the North West

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Algorithms in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Algorithms in the North West

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in the North West over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Algorithms in the North West

Algorithms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Algorithms in the North West

Algorithms
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +22 13 £600 +50.00% 10
Cheshire +21 7 £650 - 2
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Algorithms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 10 (43.48%) Python
2 9 (39.13%) Machine Learning
3 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
3 8 (34.78%) Data Science
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) Analytics
5 6 (26.09%) Data Analytics
5 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
5 6 (26.09%) RESTful
5 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) JIRA
6 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Subversion
6 5 (21.74%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) Benchmarking
6 5 (21.74%) OOP
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
6 5 (21.74%) GitHub
6 5 (21.74%) Tableau
6 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
6 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (21.74%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 5 (21.74%) Push Notifications
7 4 (17.39%) Master's Degree
7 4 (17.39%) Power Platform
7 4 (17.39%) Power BI

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) GitHub
2 4 (17.39%) Power Platform
3 1 (4.35%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
1 4 (17.39%) Power BI
1 4 (17.39%) QlikView
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 5 (21.74%) JIRA
2 5 (21.74%) Subversion
3 3 (13.04%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Data Scientist
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) iOS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 3D Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mining Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate
6 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 1 (4.35%) Monitoring Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) RESTful
2 3 (13.04%) Cocoa
2 3 (13.04%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (13.04%) Core Animation
2 3 (13.04%) Core Data
3 2 (8.70%) Android SDK
3 2 (8.70%) REST
3 2 (8.70%) Spring
3 2 (8.70%) Spring Boot
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) Express
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) NumPy
4 1 (4.35%) Pandas
4 1 (4.35%) scikit-learn
4 1 (4.35%) TensorFlow
4 1 (4.35%) Velocity
4 1 (4.35%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Animation
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) PlayStation
2 1 (4.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Machine Learning
2 8 (34.78%) Data Science
2 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
3 7 (30.43%) Analytics
4 6 (26.09%) Data Analytics
5 5 (21.74%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 5 (21.74%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (21.74%) Benchmarking
5 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) OOP
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (21.74%) Push Notifications
5 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
6 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
6 3 (13.04%) MVVM
6 3 (13.04%) Neural Network
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Python
2 7 (30.43%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) Apple Swift
4 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
4 3 (13.04%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.70%) Java 8
5 2 (8.70%) R
6 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
6 1 (4.35%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Master's Degree
2 4 (17.39%) PhD
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Tableau
2 3 (13.04%) Apple
3 2 (8.70%) Google